San José Car Hire

Are you looking for cheap car hire deals in San José? Search right here!

San José, Costa Rica27 Oct — 3 Nov
Same drop-off
San José, Costa Rica
Tue 10/27
Tue 11/3

When is it cheapest to hire a car in San José?

All

£11 - £49

Economy

£13 - £30

The cheapest time to hire a car in San José is in September. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just £15 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in October. The price of a car hire in San José can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


San José car hire deals found on momondo

Find the right car hire for you

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £24/day to hire a small car in San José. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£8/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
San José
ALAJUELA AIRPORT Office is located across from Hampton Inn Hotel
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£8/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
Find similar
Citroen C2
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£8/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
San José
Carretera Aeropuerto Internacional
Citroen C2
£8/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
Find similar
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£10/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
San José
300 meters east from the Purdy Motor building in Paseo Colon San Jose
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£10/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
Find similar
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£10/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
San José
Carretera Aeropuerto Internacional
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£10/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
Find similar
Kia Rio Hatchback
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£15/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
San José
Frente Indoor Club Curridabat
Kia Rio Hatchback
£15/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
Find similar
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
San José
Frente Indoor Club Curridabat
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£18/day
14 Nov - 21 Nov
Find similar

San José Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in San José
Agency score: Good 6.7

Score based on 233 reviews

Agency score: Okay 4.6

Score based on 327 reviews

Agency score: Good 7.0

Score based on 46 reviews

Agency score: Good 6.1

Score based on 91 reviews

Agency score: Okay 5.6

Score based on 80 reviews

Agency score: Good 6.9

Score based on 23 reviews

Agency score: Good 6.2

Score based on 28 reviews

Agency score: Good 6.1

Score based on 22 reviews


Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

San José, Costa Rica

Nearby attractions:

San Jose Parque Central9.7 mi
San José Tobias Bolanos Intl Airport

San José, Costa Rica

Nearby attractions:

San Jose Parque Central4.4 mi
Tambor Airport

Tambor, Costa Rica

Nearby attractions:

San Jose Parque Central64.9 mi

Distance to popular hotels from San José

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport's car hire counter

Barceló San José

Residencial El Robledal, La Uruca, 4581150 | San José de Costa Rica

7.8 mi from airport

Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica

Calle Central Y Tercera Av. 15

9.6 mi from airport

Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center

Autopista General Canas

3.4 mi from airport

Barceló San José

Residencial El Robledal, La Uruca, 4581150 | San José de Costa Rica

7.8 mi from airport

Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica

Calle Central Y Tercera Av. 15

9.6 mi from airport

Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center

Autopista General Canas

3.4 mi from airport

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson San Jose Aero

Sobre Autopista General Cañas

3.9 mi from airport

Balmoral Hotel

Avenida Central Calles 7 y 9

10.0 mi from airport

Exe San Jose Center

Edificio Cristal, Avenida Principal, Calles 1 Y 3

9.8 mi from airport

Hotel Presidente

Central Avenue Blvd 7th Street

10.0 mi from airport

Intercontinental Hotels Costa Rica At Multiplaza Mall

Prospero Fernandez Hwy. Escazu

5.0 mi from airport

Costa Rica Guesthouse

Avenida 6, Entre Calle 21 y 25

10.5 mi from airport

Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica

Route 27

4.8 mi from airport

Palma Real Hotel & Casino

200 Mts. Norte Del Ice, Sabana Norte

8.2 mi from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose -Costa Rica

San Antonio de Belen Ciudad Cariari

3.8 mi from airport

Sleep Inn Hotel Paseo Las Damas

Avenida 3 Entre Calles 9 Y 11

10.0 mi from airport

Best Hostel San Jose

Avenida 9 - Calle Central

9.6 mi from airport

Aloft San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica

Forum 2 Business Park

2.8 mi from airport

Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton

Central And Second Ave. Between 1 & 3

9.8 mi from airport

Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, Costa Rica

Ave. 6, Calle 28

9.0 mi from airport

Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola

5th Avenue and 5th Street

9.9 mi from airport


Car Hire in San José

We've had 731 searches from users looking to hire a car in San José this month so far.

What cleaning measures are being taken by San José car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis are some of the companies that have updated their cleaning routines in San José in response to COVID-19. While car cleanliness has always been important, many companies are taking it a step further to ensure vehicles meet higher safety standards. Learn more about the full list of options that are available in San José. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to hire a car in San José in November?

£30 is the cost of a weekend car hire in San José for November, with cheap deals starting as low as £28. Users looking for a one-week hire in San José for November saw an average deal of £18 - but quotes as low as £9 were available depending on dates and car options.

Which car hire agency in San José has the cheapest rental car prices?

The cheapest car hire provider in San José is Thrifty, with an average daily rate of £24 from its 2 locations in San José. The absolute cheapest deal momondo users have found at Thrifty in San José is £1.

Is there a fee to cancel my San José car hire?

Every car hire company in San José has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car hire companies in San José include Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

Which car hire company in San José has the most locations?

National has the most locations of any car hire company in San José, with 5 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around £38/day when renting a car from National in San José.

What is the speed limit in San José?

The speed limit in San José is 25 mph, unless otherwise stated on road signs. San José also has a suburban speed limit of 40 mph which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in San José, be aware that the speed limit is generally 65 mph.


Start planning your trip to San José

  • Get the latest San José flight insights

    Find the best time to travel, cheapest fares and most popular airlines.

    Find flights to San José
  • Start planning your trip today

    Get an overview of the top hotels in the most popular neighbourhoods of San José

    Find hotels in San José